England cricket captain Joe Root is going back to school today – to give pupils a sporting masterclass.
The 26-year-old Yorkshire batsman is returning to Dore Primary, near Sheffield, where he was once a pupil.
The school will hold an assembly looking at his time at the school and face questions from pupils before giving batting tips to some of those in year six.
The event is being held as part of National Cricket Week.
Thousands of families across the region have found out which primary school their children will attend from September.Read the full story ›
An education expert is calling for schools to teach pupils to think critically and analyse what they read on social media and news sites.Read the full story ›
St. Patrick's Day celebrations have started early for ex-pats in Leeds - and Calendar's Michael Billington was there to soak up the atmosphere.
Sheffield's Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has been speaking to Calendar's Adam Fowler about being a mum, becoming a children's author ... and her shock at being told she'd been made a dame. The royal ceremony is due to take place in a few weeks time.
Police were called after up to 40 students at Bedale High School took to their playing field on Friday morning in protest.Read the full story ›
It's No Smoking Day and smokers in Hull are being encouraged to "ditch or switch' - with the advice that quitting 10 cigarettes a day could save them more than £1,200 per year.
Hull has the highest rate of smoking in England, with about 30 per cent of adults smoking, despite the constant rise in the cost of cigarettes.
Now, as another tobacco tax rise looms on Budget Day, advisers from Smokefree Hull are urging smokers to quit or swap to less harmful and lower cost e-cigarettes.
Pupils at Cherry Burton Primary School saw their library given a makeover with £5,000 worth of brand new books on World Book Day.Read the full story ›
A scheme in Barnsley is aiming to tackle childhood obesity and improve fitness among young people.
Ten years ago, images of parents pushing takeaway food through school railings triggered a national campaign to tackle obesity among children.
It put South Yorkshire's unhealthy habits in the spotlight, with Barnsley later named the 'fattest' place in the country - a title it still holds almost a decade later.
But now the council is pushing for every child to walk or run a mile a day - in the hope that it will promote healthy habits long into the future. Hannah Miller went to see what children at Churchfield Primary think of the idea.
Oona the elephant joined shoppers in Sheffield .... before taking to the stage at the city's Lyceum Theatre next week.Read the full story ›